Florida-based cinematographer Michael Minock recently shot a narrative short about human trafficking, Don’t Look Away, with Panasonic’s new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder. The 25-minute film will be submitted to film festivals and provided free of charge to organizations that specialize in caring for and rehabilitating victims of the crime.
As you might expect the battle lines have been quickly drawn on both sides of the 4K camp. The naysayers claim that most people can't tell the difference between 4K and HD. On the other side of the fence the proponents are saying that it's a major jump from HD with better color and a true immersive experience.
All the evidence shows that 4K display sales are being helped by this coming weekend’s Super Bowl, despite no broadcaster actually transmitting the game in Ultra-HD. BestBuy, a leading US electrical retailer, says that it is enjoying one of the healthiest periods for TV sales during the recent holiday season, already up 2.6 per cent in volume compared to last year, and “its best performance during the key shopping period,” according to reports. BestBuy has expanded its range of 4K…
If you’re an early adopter of the Atomos Shogun 4K workflow, you may be familiar with the blue screen grab issue. The issue has been gaining a bit of momentum online, with many users troubleshooting various hard drive and cable combinations in attempt to locate the problem. Atomos has responded very quickly, last week releasing firmware 6.02 to fix the issue, and it seems the update has indeed fixed the problem. source:…
There’s 4K TVS…and then there’s Sony’s 75-inch, XBR-75X910C 4K TV, which is more of a screen revolution than a new flat screen for your living room. For one thing, there’s a lot of living spaces that don’t even have enough room for this gigantic flat screen, which features a Android TV, Playstation compatibility, and – of course – 4K definition quality that upscales from normal HD and streams from sources that offer 4K resolution.
Like the cameras on several other drones, the 4K/30fps unit on DJI's new Inspire 1 is gimbal-mounted. This not only allows users to remotely pan and tilt, but it also automatically keeps the camera level as the quadcopter itself tips back and forth. Now, DJI is planning on offering a handheld mount, which the Inspire 1's camera – gimbal and all – can be mounted on after being removed from the drone.
Fremont, CA - January 13, 2015 - Blackmagic Design today announced that the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K was used to shoot Australian new wave band Pseudo Echo’s music video for the title track off their new album “Ultraviolet.” Shot entirely on green screen, Melbourne, Australia based production company Final Focus required a 4K camera that delivered Ultra HD cinematic images at an affordable cost.
4K Ultra High-Definition (4K UHD) television is poised for strong growth in the coming years according to new sales and forecast figures and consumer research to be released this week by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®.